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Virginia city downriver from coal ash spill suffers

When a massive coal ash spill was swept down the Dan River through Danville, the toxic stew smudged this proud mill city's vision of building ...

Teen with cancer fighting for herself and the planet

Even as she battles a rare form of liver cancer, the Broad Run teenager wants to help protect the environment.

Va. taking long-term review of NC coal ash spill

Virginia is examining any potential long-term environmental damage from a North Carolina coal ash spill on the Dan River and will hold Duke Energy "fully ...

Va. ruling intersects history, power demands

Dominion Virginia Power's preferred route for a high-voltage power line over the James River has won state regulatory approval over objections it would mar a ...

Hazmat team finds coal ash in Dan River in Va

A Virginia hazardous materials unit has found coal ash in the Dan River in Virginia from the massive spill last month.

Gov. McAuliffe pushes for more offshore drilling

Governors from Mid-Atlantic and Gulf Coast states, including Virginia's Terry McAuliffe, urged Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Monday to finalize rules allowing dramatically expanded offshore ...

A&G Coal puts off court fine

A Roanoke company owned by a billionaire waited more than eight months to pay $4,000 to an environmental group that brought a pollution-related lawsuit, and ...

Va. governor monitoring NC coal ash spill

A spokesman for Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he's closely monitoring the massive spill of coal ash in North Carolina and hasn't seen any adverse impacts ...

James River Coal will review its strategic options

James River Coal said Friday it will explore strategic options, including a sale of all or part of the company or a capital investment.

EPA, 3 Va. military bases settle tank allegations

Federal regulators and military officials have settled allegations of underground storage tank violations at three bases in Virginia.